Robert Pottgueter
Diplom Agrar Engineer
Productmanager poultry feed in German feed industry company; feed production in total and technical service at Lohmann Tierzucht;
Diplom Agrar Engineer
Participation in Forum on May 6, 2020
Benjamin Akande Dear Sir, Prolapse is for sure not common in Lohmann brown hens. Please see all the arguments, reasons & suggestions in this chat above. Robert
Participation in Forum on April 23, 2020
Dear All,beside nutrition - Prolapse is basically an overall management topic. Just to focus only on nutrition will never solve or reduce Prolapse problems.Robert
Participation in Forum on April 21, 2020
The described problems with sunflower products are somehow old fashioned - and may be based on too high inclusion of sunflower-products into layer diets. With a real well balanced diet and not too high level of sunflower products a lot of benefits can be seen in practice; especially in non cage feeding of layers - and as a top of this in feeding hens with full beak.Wishing you all the best!Robert
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Apart from the above points you can also add that simple human errors during feed mixing can influence the expected content of phytase. Too much confidence in the mixing equipment may also cause unexpected phytase levels in the final feed. Incorrect storage of the phytase product may also lower the expected phytase activity in the final feed. The phytase products´ particle size and particle size d ...
Participation in Forum on May 11, 2017
Dear friends, start of laying with underweight pullets might be the reason of what you describe - you say they are "being antomical incompetence" I fully agree on this. For nowadays high prolific layers one need to realize a very good rearing, means body on target in regard to age.
Participation in Forum on May 8, 2017
Probably yes - but I'm not sure and having no experience about these topics Robert
Participation in Forum on May 5, 2017
The topic "correct use of prelay feed" is important for all high prolific layer breeds.
Article published the April 20, 2017
Nowadays layer breeds show a steadily increasing persistency and prolonged lifetime production period. This is mainly due to genetic improvements but nevertheless, management and especially nutrition of the nowadays highly prolific layer birds need to ensure respectively support those benefits mentioned before. Modern layer hybrids are a four-line-cross with a long breeding history and show a ver ...
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Video published on April 19, 2012
Based on the actual knowledge in terms of crude fibre several other products, especially grains can be used as raw materials for layer feed and will contribute to decrease costs in a high volatile raw material market with varying availability of raw materials as such.
Article published the October 20, 2011
Introduction This congress takes place in a typical corn-soya-region of the world, which means that corn and soya are the basic raw materials for all type of poultry feed. But in a lot of countries we see much more and different raw materials being used in poultry nutrition and especially in those diets for layer breeds in rearing and production. There is no doubt that especially layers perform v ...
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